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walker is my special guest from an increasingly colder nation's capital. neil: a 20 minute speech. david walker, unmentionable. >> he did say deficit, he didn't think that overspending. he talked about the need for tax reform and allocating government programs and health care costs. this was a left of center speech. he was talking to his base. the issues that he wants to focus on, i think we have to see what he will say about the state of the union. that is the substance about governing. his budget will come in march. people are talking about that. to me that is a very critical appointment. neil: looking at all of these issues might be critical to you, but they did not appear to be front and center to this president. they might pop up to be more important than they let on. that is in this address where you we start painting with brush broad strokes? >> the key is, as i said, this is about vision, this is about touching on issues that his base cares about. i'm really interested to see what is the state of the unit, what is his budget, and what does he do about it. neil: so many in the dem
especially business tax cuts to spur economic growth. my two cents. here is an old friend, david walker, founder, president and ceo of the come back america initiative. he knows a lot about this. david, let me ask you this. is boehner wrong to insist that a dollar debt increase should be accompanied by a spending decrease? >> the fact is we need to pay our bills. and i do however think that we have a spending problem. the federal government has gone from being 2% of the economy, 100 years ago. to 24% today. headed to 37% by 2040 absent a change in course. the republicans ought to leverage the sequester and the c.r. not to shut down the government, but we need to reduce spending. we also have to keep in mind if you try to hold the debt ceiling hostage, social security is negative cash flow. therefore, that means you could face a situation where the social security checks don't go out on time. the last time we faced that, it was 1983. and that was the only reason we got reforms. that would be a disaster. believe me if we allowed that to happen. >> i agree. i think the idea of prioritizing
comptroller david walker, judy woodruff from pbs and al hunt. >>> hello again. lots to get to this morning including the treasury department's decision late yesterday to bury the idea that a trillion dollar platinum coin could solve the debt limit stalemate. advocate paul krugman and our roundtable ready to weigh in on that but first the national security debate with our panel of experts and policymakers including bob corker, democratic senator jack reed, who just returned from his 14th trip to afghanistan, council on foreign relations president richard haass, author of the forthcoming book "foreign policy begins at home" and martha raddatz. martha, let me begin with you. we saw that announcement from the president on friday speeding up the withdrawal of american troops out of afghanistan. that's a little faster than the military wanted, but he was silent on how many troops would be left behind. what's behind the decision, and where do you expect it will end up? >> well, i think all through the election season, all they ever talk about was leaving afghanistan, but this is real. this was a
of the state of ohio has received one. the honorable david walker has received one. the honorable cooper of the state of tennessee has received two. the honorable amash of the state of michigan has received one. the honorable dingell of the state of michigan has received one. with one recorded as present. therefore, the honorable john a. boehner of the state of ohio having received a majority of the votes cast is dually elected speaker of the house of representatives for the 113th congress. >> as you hear, the cheers going up. john boehner, definitely a divided vote. powell, colin powell. walker, david walker. you don't have to be a member of the house to be voted for for speaker. luke russert, when you look at that breakdown, it's clear that the democrats pretty much hung together behind nancy pelosi and there are there were a few other protest votes. >> they did, yeah. >> the leader is john boehner. >> the real story here is boehner, and while he is re-elected here, andrea, we have to tell you this was not necessarily easy. when all the votes were counted in the first role, it took, of
passed the measure with bipartisan support last week. i'm joined now by david walker, president of the come back america initiative and cofounder of the no labels movement, which originally proposed the no budget, no pay idea. good to see you. good morning. >> good to be with you. >> so you've pushed this no budget, no pay act since 2011, and now that it could pass this week, explain what you hope to accomplish. >> we hope to accomplish for the first time in four years, where the house, the senate, and the president will all have budgets on the table, which hopefully will facilitate a more honest and full discussion and debate about what do we need to do to put the finances of this country in order, because they're poor and deteriorating. >> do you think that people are surprised to learn that that hasn't happened? >> well, i think a lot of people are surprised to learn that there's only one thing in the constitution that the congress is supposed to do every year. and that is pass timely appropriations bills, guided by a budget. i'm 61 years old. they've only done it four times
, former office depot ceo, and david walker, by the way, david, has a unique distinction as being nominated as speaker of the house, he did not make it. he thought you got the numbers and appreciated it. but away we went with usual cast of characters, what do you think about that? >> it of a pleasant surprise neil, we did not talk with it in advance, i think i came in fifth. neil: they said, you just watch neil debt ceiling comes up we'll get serious then are we? >> it is already to get -- it is going to be hard to get cuts, what washington does not want to do is cut any. anything. republicans lost their mojo as they went along, obama said, if you hold this up, i am going to point a finger at you, the republicans should have said fine. what are your ideas? that never came through. neil: steve, you wanted mitt romney to win, but was the election take away that morning said no to cutting down government because democrats seem to be behaving by demanding that en tightments -- entitlements are off the table. what do you think? >> no, the republicans won the house. and they control the house, an
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house conservatives vote for different people. we heard about alan west, david walker, the former comptroller general, there was a lot of disarray. you had the big names like paul ryan, kevin mccarthy, they all backed the speaker. boehner is going to have a tough time moving forward controlling his caucus. they showed many of them are willing to vote against him. >> is the 113th going to be different in any significant way than the congress that's just left us? >> i think it's going to be quite different, and we can already tell why. in a conference meeting yesterday, john boehner went into front of his conference and he said no more grand bargains, no more closed door negotiations with the president. that was really the story of the 112th congress. you had speaker boehner almost detached from his caucus going to the white house trying to huddle with the president, get a grand bargain. that collapsed. boehner went in front of his group and colleagues and said no more of that. that means it's going to be very hard to have some kind of fiscal deal in the new congress. >> ezra, to wh
's an interesting idea that was attached here, which really comes from no label, that group with david walker, and actually jim cooper, a blue dog member of the democratic coalition of tennessee introduced this original. that's why they feel if they can hit the 217 number they'll get more democrats to support this. the idea is, once this passes the house, the debt limit would be extended to may 19th and possibly worked on afterwards, but if the senate does not come up with a budget by april 17th, any salaries would go into an escrow account until 2014. it's not really no budget, no pay, it's just no budget, you'll get your money later, because we legally have to give it to you. in the senate, those guys are straight cash. i don't think a lot of them are worrying too much if they lost their government pay. >> luke russert with the phrase of the day, those guys in the senate are straight cash. i have to introduce our friend joining the panel now, fresh from a stalled amtrak train in new jersey, msnbc contributor and "the huffington post" political editor sam stein. >> great to be here. i was lo
. republicans and democrats can vote for whoever they want. typically they vote for their house. david walker, forther head of gao, we saw a couple of votes for eric cantor. three votes for eric cantor among republicans but interestingly eric cantor voted for john boehner. that put to sleep rumors of republicans. for her part nancy pelosi saw four votes from defectors who voted for other figures including one who voted for collin powell instead of nancy pelosi for speaker of the house. in the end, boehner will have enough votes re-elected as speaker of the house. today he gets a fresh start, sue. >> along those lines, eamon, will the speaker change his leadership style or tactics as he has to move forward in these debt ceiling debates? because we have already had some prominent republicans come out and say, it is better it take the united states into a default situation and remedy what ails the country, versus just extending the debt limit once again. how does he circle the wagons, if you will. >> that's right. the thing i'm watching with john boehner is if he tightens the reigns of control.
. >> neil: you make perfect sense and david walker you've been bemoaning this and criticizing both parties for years now and you talk about all of these unfunded liabilities that warp whatever numbers you hear traditional politicians talking about. if we're not cutting, let's say hypothetically no one gets serious about this david and i mention this had during the break, the only way to do this is to obscenely raise taxes and that wouldn't do it. >> take the net worth of the top 400 on the forbes list, it's 1.7 trillion dollars. that basically is a year and a half worth of budget deficits, it's 17 weeks worth of our increase in our federal financial hold, if you confiscate all of their money. here is the bottom line, the debt ceiling deal in august was about taxes, and three mandates coming out of the election, the president got a mandate to raise taxes on the wealthy. the republicans got a mandate to cut spending and the american people said, you people better start doing your job and earning your pay. now what we need to do is to i can steps to try to achieve a grand bargain that needs t
. >> that is my favorite vote. >> and yes, david walker got one in there. >> and colin powell got one. >> yes. and what does that tell us about where boehner is in terms of the leadership, and the power? >> look, he is in a tough spot, and we have known that since the last round of negotiations that he went through with the president. he didn't seem like he had that long of a leash from the caucus to cut a deal that maybe the republicans would not like 100% of the deal, but get a lot of what they wanted done. now they are in a worse spot, and it is interesting that president obama can talk about lincoln and other stuff later, but he had a team of rivals around him he assembled from hillary clinton and others around him, but it is like boehner is surrounded by rivals, and he has all of the people like rival canter who want power over him, and they are vying for the power in the caucus. he does not seem like he has a hold over it, and it is going to be interesting how long he can stay in the job and be effective. >> yes it is very different, because we have a vision of putting biden and canter
received one. the honorable jordan of the state of ohio has received one. the honorable david walker has received one. the honorable cooper of the state of tp has received two. the honorable amash of the state of michigan has received one. the honorable dingell of the state of michigan has received one. with one recorded as present. therefore the honorable john a. boehner of the state of ohio, having received a majority of the votes cast is duly elected speaker of the house of representatives for the 113th congress. the clerk appoints the following committee to escort the speaker-elect to the chair. the gentleman, mr. cantor, the gentlewoman from california, ms. pelosi, the gentleman mr. mccarthy, the gentleman from maryland, mr. hoyer, the gentlewoman mrs. mcmorris rodgers. the gentleman from oregon, mr. walden, the gentleman from california, mr. becerra, the gentleman from oklahoma, mr. lankford, the gentleman from new york, mr. crowley, the gentlewoman from kansas, ms. jenkins, the gentleman from new york, mr. israel, the gentlewoman from north carolina, ms. foxx, the gentlewoman from
-founder of no label, david walker, the formal head of the office at gao. nice to have you all here. okay. so -- we have big problems. huge issues that need to be solved in our country. it looks like we are going to be lurching every six weeks to another silly drip drap showdown for four years. is that what we are looking at here? >> what the republicans have done is always keeping this administration on the defense from a fiscal standpoint. your point was brilliant in how you worded it. every six months we have the conversation where the republican party wants to be. they want to rebrand themselves as fiscal austerity and fiscal restraint. medicare part d and iraq. that was so ten years ago. but to my earlier point, what's interesting is i'm surprised how defensive the white house hanover the last two years on this issue. to your point, what the republicans are trying to do, i suspect, is drag this along, continue the conversation and force president obama into a lame duck session where he's going to be much more weakened going into his second term. >> david you say no labels. now your role as pri
, determined to shake things up -- >> jones? [ inaudible ] >> david walker? >> reporter: gop members boehner booted from committees. >> the honorable j.a. boehner. >> reporter: but boehner got enough votes for re-election, and he tried to reassure restive republicans. >> as speaker, i pledge to listen and to do all i can to help all of you carry out your oath of office that we are all about to take. because in our hearts, we know it's wrong to pass this debt on to our kids and our grandkids. >> reporter: the new congress didn't bring a shift in power, but it did usher in big change. >> please raise your right hand. >> reporter: new female senators sworn in brought the total for women to 20, an historic high. and in the house, where democrats were once the party of the solid white south, for the first time, white men are now the minority of democrats. >> how do you feel about your caucus, for the first time, being not majority white men? >> well, look, you look across the chamber and you look at the democratic side. they look like american. i think it's is a wonderful thing. >> it means that
chairman, paul volcker a, a former federal chairman, michael bloomberg, mayor of new york, david walker, former head of the gao, warren buffett -- host: tell us what you are concerned about that? caller: because that is the white elephants. this is the challenge i have for you, congressman, and for c- span. every financial person that comes on, ask them a simple question -- where would our country be today had we adopted the simpson-bowles report? we would not be in the mess we are in. the people that are on the hill that are passing all these bills would be in check. guest: for me it is simple. i would vote for simpson-bowles to better the country would be in a better position if we had adopted simpson-bowles. that is the direct answer to your question. i think mr. simpson-bowles and alan simpson are american heroes. and given a very important job. the president to sign them with a task of looking at the challenges we face as a country fiscally. he instructed them -- and this show great vision by the president -- instructed them to put together a bipartisan group of thoughtful people w
and former comptroller of the united states, david walker. >> it's symbolic that we're still drowning in red ink. >> $4 trillion. tom brokaw brought up something fascinating that has absolutely nothing to do with this which is why i'm going to bring it up right now. the award for 2012 for the worst time management in a football game goes to -- >> lsu and les miles. >> les miles. chuck todd, did you see what -- >> epic. epic. >> les miles, after this year's alabama/lsu showdown, i talked to madeline peters, big lsu fan, and i said can you thank les for us? because he botched that, too. some of the worst coaching at the end of the game, les miles. this game against clemson was unbelievable. >> it sort of finally caught up with him. he plays these games all the time. clemson never had to use a time-out. it was unbelievable. they ended up with the ball with 1:30 left with three time-outs. but you know, to go to tom's point right before the break about just watching the southern teams versus the northern teams, it's kind of a joke. what was amazing about the lsu/clemson game is it was played -- t
on washington, because no one else can do so. >> we talked to people like david walker who say that education is key. just as you're talking about. and really lay it out to people. but then we also see all those polls that show while people don't want their taxes to go up, they don't mind taxes going up on someone else and they definitely don't want their entitlements taken away. how do you deal with that? if the answer is to try to get those people to push back on washington it could be a difficult time getting there. >> yes. i think you have to simplify the message. and to me, the way -- one way, perhaps, to do that, is to consider our nation as a family. and put it in very simplistic terms. this family has an income of $22,000 a year. taking away all the zeros. these are $2.2 trillion. just take away the zeros. it has an income of $22,000 a year. it's spending $38,000 a year. so, it's got a $16,000 debt every year. and it already has a credit card bill of $163,000. and so every year, that debt, that credit card bill is going up somewhere between $10,000 and $16,000, unless we do something
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, something like that? david: good guess, 230. peter: is that a pop-up wood? we've seen several of those. we saw it in the middle east. while he waits we'll go to 18. ian: jimmy walker looks at this 10 feet of putt down the hill, and if he can get it to 10 under and finish in a tie for second with brandt snedeker, that would be his best finish on the pga tour. nick: when you're looking in the newspaper tomorrow -- if he holes i. it fell off the face, that one. good try. really difficult green. if we had guys coming down here needing a birdie to win or tie this hole would be really twitchy. we'd see some drama here. ian: so much can happen. nick: we saw that last year. it takes two really great shots, but if you hit it too far past, big ridge in the middle of the green, not a guaranteed putt. ian: this for par and a round of 71. nine under for the championship. nick: cutter right. make two putts exactly the same and they'll wander off left or right. nick watney. we were talking about could he shoot a 28 on the back nine, he may be trying to hole this for a 38 on the back nine. ian: he has fo
right-hand side, susan walker, who's professor -- susan wanter in from the university of pennsylvania, david moskowitz and karen thomas, senior executive vice president for government relations at the independent community bankers association of america. thank you all for being here, and perhaps we might start with you, mr. calhoun. >> thank you. today the cfpb announces one of its most important rules, the qualified mortgage ability to repay rule, along with the upcoming mortgage servicing rules that will come out next week that address failures in the mortgage market that devastated millions of families and our overall economy. the twin drivers of this were widespread, unaffordable loans and a broken mortgage servicing system that severely aggravated the ensuing wave of foreclosures. the goal of the dodd-frank legislation and the rule today are to redirect incentives so that lenders are encouraged to make loans that are long-term sustainable, not just generators of short-term fees. and to also deter and prohibit abusive practice such as the infamous 228 exploding loans and broker in
but those who believe in the second amendment do. >> reporter: david keene points to the wisconsin recall as a prime example. that election kept pro gun rights republican governor scott walker in office. >> in that race, we made a six-point difference. gun owners in this country have as much influence as they always have and perhaps more because guns are more acceptable than they were ten years ago. >> reporter: in case you were wondering, besides jeff flake, seven other members on the senate judiciary committee have gotten money since 1988 and the committee chairman, patrick leahy. wolf? >> interesting stuff. we're following the money together with you. i know you're working on this story and we'll get more in the days to come. >> absolutely. >> thanks very much for that, joe. >>> an american woman on the trip of her life until she misses the flight home. now her family is terrified. they are wondering what happened. see life in the best light. outdoors, or in. transitions® lenses automatically filter just the right amount of light. so you see everything the way it's meant to be seen. m
walker, who was clearly a second amendment supporter, had been for his entire career, running against an opponent who was clearly not and hadn't been for his entire career -- >> david, let me -- >> -- in that race, the whole six-point margin was attributed to second amendment voters. so there has to be a clear contest. >> let me ask you real quick, gabrielle giffords' husband, mark kelly, the astronaut, was here in "the situation room" yesterday and wolf spoke with him and asked him to speak directly to the camera, to the nra. listen to what he said. >> well, we've had many, many mass murders in this country. i mean, we've had a lot of them, you know, especially recently. what we saw in newtown, in colorado, and in tucson, this is unacceptable. i think people understand that when somebody does a mass shooting and they use a semi-automatic weapon, an assault rifle, twice as many people are hurt and injured. >> i want to get your response to that, but also in the context of, you were in the hearing room yesterday, when gabrielle giffords gave that very emotional opening statement. you h
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